FeedbackFruits Webinar: Empowering Career Readiness: AI-Driven Strategies for Community Colleges

Date: March 27, 2024
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Virtual

Over the past year, AI has revolutionized critical facets of higher education and set new expectations for the future workforce. For institutions as diverse as community colleges, this shift has made it imperative to adopt proactive measures in implementing robust, skill-driven learning and assessment strategies. Here, AI serves both as the disruptor and the solution, as it empowers institutions to personalize and assess learning at scale.

Join FeedbackFruits and Santa Ana College for a 1-hour webinar to discover the art of integrating AI into education to foster student-centered, skill-oriented learning effortlessly. During this webinar, you’ll gain valuable insights into proven strategies shared by Santa Ana College, offering a roadmap for the effective implementation of AI-driven education.

Speakers

Cole Groom

Account Executive, FeedbackFruits


Cole Groom is an Account Executive at FeedbackFruits with over a decade of experience using educational technology and 5+ years working in the industry. His personal experience with completing multiple degrees in different learning modalities led him to pursue his dissertation research into the adoption of collaborative ed-tech tools at higher education institutions, during which he investigated effective strategies for improving technology usage among faculty and students. Building on his findings, Cole has worked in several ed-tech organizations, focusing on supporting institutions with selecting and implementing pedagogical technology that would enable them to enhance student retention, save faculty time, and deepen the learning experience.

Jarek Janio, Ph.D

Faculty Coordinator, School of Continuing Education, Santa Ana College


Dr. Jarek Janio has been a member of the faculty at Santa Ana College, School of Continuing Education since 2007. He began his involvement in student learning assessment in 2012 when he took on the role of SLO faculty coordinator. In 2014, he took the initiative to establish a Student Learning Outcomes Symposium at the state level, and from March 2020, he has been coordinating Friday SLO Talks. He has actively participated in numerous research projects and conferences, sharing his expertise as a panelist, discussion moderator and guest speaker. Starting from January 2023, Dr. Janio has been actively engaged in delivering lectures and facilitating focus group discussions and webinars on the subject of how artificial intelligence influences higher education.

Dr. Janio achieved his bachelor’s degree in English from California State University, Long Beach, followed by a master’s degree in educational administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills. His academic journey culminated with a doctorate from Walden University. Currently, Dr. Janio holds the position of co-chair in the ESL department at Santa Ana College School of Continuing Education.